Indian Navy today conducted a multi-specialty medical camp at District Newland, about 35 km from Dimapur, the capital of Nagaland. More than 250 people took advantage of this on the first day of the two-day camp. Medicines are being given free of cost to the patients.
Defense Spokesperson Lt Col Mahendra Rawat informed that this is a part of a series of programs organized by the Indian Navy to reach out to the North-Eastern states and create awareness about the Indian Navy. The camp was inaugurated by Surgeon Rear Admiral Ravindrajit Singh, Additional Director General Medical Services (Navy) and Mrs Sarah S Jamir, District Commissioner, Newland. The multi-specialty camp included medical specialists, gynaecologists, ENT specialists, ophthalmologists, radiologists and dental specialists deputed from various commands of the Indian Navy. Medicines were given free of cost to the patients in the camp.
Other than the services provided during the camp were expert consultation and free medicines like Complete Body Analyser, Bone Mineral Densitometry, Ultrasonography, Lab tests and Anthropometry. Health education, training on cancer prevention and CPR were organized in the camp. This medical camp organized by the Indian Navy will continue today and tomorrow. On the first day, more than 250 people from Newland and nearby villages availed the facilities at the camp.